Bachelor of Engineering Science (Agricultural Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland
Indicative Price: AUD 22960
Duration: 3 years or part-time equivalent
Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Location: Toowoomba

Make an impact in the future of agriculture with the help of USQ’s Bachelor of Engineering Science (Agricultural Engineering). As a part of Australia and New Zealand’s only Agricultural Engineering degree, USQ offers a unique practical, skill and knowledge based course to begin your future career. Study while you work, either via distance or on campus, and have the flexibility to adapt your study to your life.

Toowoomba is at the epicentre of the Darling Downs’ agriculture and farming industries; giving USQ the edge through genuine industry knowledge and understanding. With a highly practical, relevant and rigorous course, linked to the world-class research centre in Agricultural Engineering; you will study sustainable agricultural production, precision agriculture, agricultural machinery, hydraulics, hydrology and post-harvest technology that will prepare you for the real world.

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Engineering Science, you will eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as an Engineering Technologist. After gaining experience from working in the field, you can apply for chartered status as an Engineering Technologist.

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Units Of Study:

Academic Courses Year 1

  • Introduction to Engineering and Spatial Science Applications
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Engineering Materials
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Engineering Statics
  • Technology, Sustainability and Society
  • Spatial Science for Engineers

Practice Courses Year 1

  • Engineering Practice 1

Academic Courses Year 2

  • Agricultural Machinery
  • Hydraulics I
  • Stress Analysis
  • Geology and Geomechanics
  • Agricultural Science
  • Hydrology

Practice Courses Year 2

  • Geology and Geomechanics Practice
  • Hydraulics Practice
  • Field Practice

Academic Courses Year 3

  • Engineering Management
  • Soil Science
  • Agricultural Materials and Post-Harvest Technologies
  • Precision and Smart Technologies in Agriculture
  • Irrigation Science
  • Technology Design Project

Practice Courses Year 3

  • Soil and Water Engineering Practice 2
  • Work Experience - Technologist
  • Computer Engineering
  • Linear Systems and Control
  • Engineering Simulations and Computations
  • Land Studies
  • Hydraulics II
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Dynamics I
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic System Design
  • Materials Technology
Online Course: No
Funding Available: Yes

Eligibility Criteria :

13 OP / 71 Rank score (2017 requirement).

  • Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent
  • You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
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